5 days in New England Itinerary

5 days in New England Itinerary

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5 days in New England Itinerary

Start: Norfolk
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
1
Falmouth
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Eastham
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Boston
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Norfolk

1
night
Falmouth

Falmouth ©
Falmouth is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States; Barnstable County is coextensive with Cape Cod. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Spohr Gardens and then explore and take pictures at Cornelia Carey Sanctuary (The Knob). On your second day here, explore the world behind art at Sandwich Glass Museum, then see the interesting displays at Heritage Museums & Gardens, then explore the world behind art at Highfield Hall & Gardens, and finally explore the landscape on two wheels at Shining Sea Bikeway.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Falmouth tour itinerary builder tool .

Norfolk to Falmouth is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Norfolk in August; daily highs in Falmouth reach 78°F and lows reach 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Eastham.

Things to do in Falmouth

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Sandwich
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Shining Sea Bikeway ©
Shining Sea Bikeway
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum

2
nights
Eastham

Eastham ©
Eastham is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, Barnstable County being coextensive with Cape Cod. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Salt Pond Visitor Center and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Cod National Seashore. On the 25th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Long Point, see the interesting displays at Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, and then kick back and relax at Corn Hill Beach.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Eastham trip planner .

You can drive from Falmouth to Eastham in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Eastham are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can go by car to Boston.

Things to do in Eastham

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Provincetown, Cape Cod National Seashore, Corn Hill Beach
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Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Corn Hill Beach ©
Corn Hill Beach
Long Point ©
Long Point

1
night
Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
On the 26th (Mon), stroll the grounds of Mount Auburn Cemetery, then explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, then admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Louisburg Square.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Boston travel itinerary planner .

You can drive from Eastham to Boston in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Boston can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Mount Auburn Cemetery
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Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden
Mount Auburn Cemetery ©
Mount Auburn Cemetery

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